Kennel Cough Complex

Canine Coronavirus

Cryptosporidium sp.

Giardia sp.

Blood hemoplasms

Rubarth Hepatitis Virus

Canine herpesvirus



Distemper Virus

Neospora caninum

Parvovirus canin

Salmonella sp.


Toxoplasma gondii

Typing of carnivore parvoviruses

Rubarth Hepatitis Virus

Search forCanine adenovirus type 1 by real-time PCR.

Test indications

  • Diagnosis of infectious hepatitis canine disease or Rubarth's disease.
  • Detection of asymptomatic shedders.

Test characteristics

Samples to be taken

  • Diagnosis of Rubarth hepatitis:
    • on living animal: sang total (EDTA) then depending on the clinical signs, the following samples can be added: urines, CSF, liver biopsies (EDTA or dry tube).
    • on dead animal: foie (tube EDTA ou sec).
  • Determination of status of healthy animals: urine (EDTA or dry tube). Whole blood (EDTA) can be analyzed in addition to urines.

Interpretation of the result

  • Negative result: Absence of the virus or quantity below the detection threshold of the technique.
  • Positive result :
    • In a clinically suspect animal, a high virus load indicates Rubarth hepatitis.
    • On a healthy animal, as part of post-illness monitoring for example, a positive urine result confirms persistent excretion of the virus which can last several months after recovery.
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